Black Smoke and White Iron
A History of Colorado Kilns, Ovens and Rails
Colorado Rail Annual No. 29
By William Reich.
Cloth with dust jacket, 8.5x11", 260 pages, 240+ photos and illustrations. 2009.
"The first detailed study of Colorado's coke and ore smelting industries and their importance to the state's mountain railroads.
"Individual histories of dozens of historic sites including GPS locators for exploration. Five full color, full page reproductions of Otto Kuhler paintings. Featuring historic and contemporary photographs, drawings, maps and charts as well as a roster of operating steam locomotives used by the major smelters."